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  • VIDEO: Children Of The Corn

    03/29/2010 5:18:56 PM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 12 replies · 732+ views
    Friends of Ours ^ | 03/29/10 | Friends of Ours
    Nine Massachusetts teenagers have been "with involvement in a months-long campaign of bullying" that resulted in the suicide of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince last January as reported by CNN: Phoebe Prince's body was found hanging in the stairway leading to her family's second-floor apartment in South Hadley, Northwestern District Attorney Elizabeth D. Scheibel told reporters in the western Massachusetts town of Northampton. "It appears that Phoebe's death on January 14 followed a torturous day for her when she was subjected to verbal harassment and physical abuse," she said. * * * The harassment that day, by one male and two females,...
  • Suspect’s mother: ‘My daughter never fought with’ Phoebe Prince

    03/30/2010 8:07:56 PM PDT · by Ptarmigan · 31 replies · 892+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | March 30, 2010 | Laura Crimaldi
    The mother of one student charged in the Phoebe Prince case said her daughter comes from a home of “strong values” and, while suspended after a verbal exchange with the bullied girl a month before Prince’s suicide, never physically harmed her. “She exchanged a couple of words with her,” said Angeles Chanon, refusing to specify what her daughter said in the confrontations. “My daughter never fought with her or said, ‘Go harm yourself,’ or ‘I hate you.’ ”
  • Bullying expert: Mass. school didn't use advice

    03/30/2010 7:55:40 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 40 replies · 1,886+ views
    hosted ^ | Mar 30 | DENISE LAVOIE
    BOSTON (AP) -- An anti-bullying consultant says school officials in western Massachusetts didn't follow all the advice she gave them months before a harassed freshman girl committed suicide. Barbara Coloroso told CBS' "The Early Show" on Tuesday that schools need procedures to protect victims and punish perpetrators, and programs to prevent further problems. She says South Hadley schools "had policies, but the procedures need to be toughened up." Coloroso said she consulted with parents and administrators months before 15-year-old Phoebe Prince hanged herself in January.